Featuring The Globe and Mail's Nathan VanderKlippe: China

China – Recent Changes, the Plight of the Uyghurs and Regional Implications
jeudi, 17 juin 2021 - 7:00 pm8:15 pm
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The CIC National Capital Branch

Presented by CIPS and the Canadian International Council (CIC) National Capital Branch

For eight years, Canadians and many others around the world have had the benefit of reading the insights of The Globe and Mail’s Asia Correspondent, Nathan VanderKlippe as China has seen dramatic societal, technological and geostrategic changes. The CIC National Capital Branch and the Centre for International Policy Studies at the University of Ottawa present an opportunity to hear from Mr. VanderKlippe regarding the changes that Xi Jinping has introduced in China, and what these mean for the country and its neighbours in the region. Mr. VanderKlippe’s in-depth reporting from Xinjiang has brought the plight of the Uyghurs into our homes, and his coverage of protests in Hong Kong has put us in the streets with the young people and their supporters. He has broken dozens of important stories and won many awards, two just in May – one from World Press Freedom Canada and the other, the Norman Webster Award for International Reporting. Join us for the opportunity to hear Mr. VanderKlippe’s reflections on his years reporting from Asia.

Advance Questions: Kindly submit your questions to Margaret McCuaig-Johnston at mmccuaig@uottawa.ca

Guest speaker: Nathan VanderKlippe, Asia Correspondent for The Globe and Mail

Welcome remarks: Elizabeth Kingston, President of the CIC National Capital Branch


Margaret McCuaig-Johnston, Senior Fellow at the Institute for Science, Society and Policy at the University of Ottawa and Board Member at the CIC National Capital Branch.

Dr. Scott Simon, Professor at the School of Sociological and Anthropological Studies and Chair of Taiwan Studies at the University of Ottawa, coordinator of the Asian Studies Network at the Centre for International Policy Studies.

More information and bios available here.